Joseph FOSS

FOSS, Joseph

Service Number: 21217
Enlisted: 22 November 1915, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1875
Home Town: Camooweal, Mount Isa, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Natural causes, Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 1 December 1954
Cemetery: Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay, Qld
CofE Section 1, Line 2, Plot 27
Memorials: Camooweal Barclay Tablelands WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

22 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 21217, Townsville, Queensland
11 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 21217, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 21217, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
26 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 21217, 6th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"Death of Mr. J. Foss

The death occurred yesterday of Mr Joseph Foss, well-known resident of Nebo, after a long illness. Mr. Foss, who served in the A.I.F. in World War 1 had worked in the Nebo district as a well sinker and fencing contractor for the last 30 years. The funeral will take place in Mackay this afternoon." - from the Mackay Daily Mercury 02 Dec 1954 (nla.gov.au)

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